Scotland Under Her Early Kings: A History of the Kingdom to the Close of the Thirteenth Century, Volume 2

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Edmonston and Douglas, 1862 - Scotland

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Page 402 - Ealdalf of Bamborough, and they confirmed the peace by pledge and by oaths at the place which is called Earnot, on the fourth of the Ides of July; and they renounced all idolatry, and after that submitted to him in peace.
Page 388 - Zosimus, Philostorgius, and Gregory of Tours, their knowledge will appear gradually to increase, as their means of information must have diminished; a circumstance which frequently occurs in historical disquisition.
Page 113 - Edward to homage for your kingdom," interposed the Bishop of Norwich. " To that," replied the king of Scotland, raising his voice, " none has a right save God alone, for of Him only do I hold my crown.
Page 520 - He reigned over England, and by his sagacity so thoroughly surveyed it, that there was not a hide of land within England that he knew not who had it, or what it was worth, and afterwards set it in his writ.
Page 401 - And he ruled all the kings who were in this island : first, Howel king of the West- Welsh ; and Constantine king of the Scots ; and Owen king of the Monmouth people...
Page 478 - Yet there is both straw and provender for our asses; and there is bread and wine also for me, and for thy handmaid, and for the young man which is with thy servants: there is no want of any thing.
Page 478 - Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about, and beat at the door, and spake to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thine house, that we may know him.
Page 469 - O'Callaghan had a parcel of land to live upon, and yet that no estate passed thereby...
Page 181 - Scotland led in luve and le, Away wes sons of ale and brede, Of wyne and wax, of gamyn and gle : ' Oure gold wes changyd into lede, Cryst, borne into virgynyte, Succour Scotland and remede, That stad is in perplexyte...
Page 389 - The claims grounded in the feudal era on the chronicled dependance of the Scots upon the Anglo-Saxon monarchy before the Conquest, may be said to rest either upon passages interpolated in a true text ; actual forgeries and fabrications ; or else upon amplifications and exaggerations of the truth. An...

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